Limitation Periods: General Guidelines and Claim Discovery

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Navigating the complexities of limitation periods can be challenging, especially as they vary based on the nature of the claim. Understanding the concept of ‘discovery’ is equally critical, as it directly influences when the limitation period begins. Let’s explore these topics in more detail. Understanding Limitation Periods Limitation periods are set timeframes within which legal […]

Filing a Construction Lien in Ontario: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Navigating the intricacies of construction projects in Ontario can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to understanding the legal safeguards provided by construction liens. Often referred to as “mechanic’s liens” in certain jurisdictions, construction liens play a pivotal role in protecting the rights of contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers who contribute labor or materials […]

Streamlining justice: Replacing motions to reduce court delays

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It’s safe to say that civil litigators (and subsequently their clients) are all having issues involving court delays, wait times and backlog. Many reforms have been put into place to improve this backlog including: the movement towards alternative dispute resolution; removing matters for court delay and the movement of matters to be heard in writing. […]

Ahluwalia v. Ahluwalia and Tort Claims in Family Law

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Family law and tort law are traditionally viewed as distinct legal realms. However, in some circumstances, these two areas intersect, giving rise to complexities that challenge conventional legal wisdom. A case that strikingly demonstrates this intersection is Ahluwalia v. Ahluwalia, 2017 ONSC 3854. In Ahluwalia, a landmark decision in Ontario, the court expanded the scope […]

Harassment: Understanding its Evolution in Civil Law

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Harassment, in its many forms, has been a societal issue for centuries. Over time, legal systems worldwide have had to adapt to recognize and address it. Understanding the tort of harassment, its evolution, and its applications across various sectors, including workplaces, schools, and online platforms, is essential for promoting respect and dignity for all. Defining […]

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